Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course constitutes the period of architectural education where students are required to address the legal, procedural, professional and managerial competencies needed to engage in architectural practice as an independent and reflective practitioner. Graduation from this course represents the completion of the initial period of formal architectural education and the attainment of the minimum level of competence expected of an architect registered in the UK.

Course Modules

Modules include: Work'based professional experience; the context of architecture; the management of architecture; business management and administration; the management of construction; integrative project; work'based professional experience based on part 1 experience.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants must have: ARB/RIBA Part 2 or exemption from it; a minimum of 13 months of approved, logged experience, preferably in the UK; support from your employer; a good level of written and spoken English. If you have completed your architectural education outside the UK, you will need to satisfy the Architects Registration Board (ARB) that your academic qualifications are the equivalent of ARB Part 2, before being admitted to the course. All non'UK applicants require academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with special conditions in all elements. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre'sessional English language course.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Part Time
PgDip £6,300  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Part Time
PgDip £2,600  Academic year. First year home fees